Usher Hall

Usher Hall

About Usher Hall

Usher Hall Lothian Road, Edinburgh West EH1 2EA
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Since 1896, when Andrew Usher made his historic gift of �100,000 to the City of Edinburgh to found a concert hall, the Usher Hall has become one of the most outstanding concert halls in the world. The Usher Hall is the city's key venue for visiting national and international orchestras and has been the main venue for the Edinburgh International Festival since 1947.

Our beautiful Beaux Arts concert hall was completed in 1914 and remains one of Edinburgh 's architectural gems. The much praised acoustics make it one of the best concert halls in Europe with many of the world's finest musicians performing here.

Today the Usher Hall is a centre of excellence embracing the widest range of music and events, including rock, pop, jazz, world, blues, comedy, talks, school concerts, conferences, sponsorship events, ceremonies, lectures and recording sessions.

Upcoming Events at Usher Hall

The Bootleg Beatles

The Bootleg Beatles

15th December 2018
The world’s most famous Beatles Tribute band play the Usher Hall on 15th December in a not-to-be-missed show.
Chas and Dave - All Seasons Live 2018 - CANCELLED

Chas and Dave - All Seasons Live 2018 - CANCELLED

16th December 2018
***Please note this show has unfortunately been cancelled***
Carols By Candlelight

Carols By Candlelight

19th December 2018
Enjoy an exquisite concert of carols and seasonal classics staged in full 18th Century costume at the Usher Hall on 19th December.
RSNO at The Movies: RSNO Christmas Concert featuring The Snowman

RSNO at The Movies: RSNO Christmas Concert featuring The Snowman

21st December 2018
Enjoy this special showing of the festive classic on the large screen, accompanied live by the RSNO and narrated by our guest presenter Jamie MacDougall.
Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

29th December 2018
Swing back in time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and special guests The Polka Dot Dolls at Usher Hall 29th December.
Handel’s Messiah at the Usher Hall

Handel’s Messiah at the Usher Hall

2nd January 2019
Join Edinburgh Royal Choral Union as we bring in the new year with our traditional performance of Handel's Messiah at Edinburgh's Usher Hall on Wednesday 2nd January.
The Johann Strauss Gala

The Johann Strauss Gala

11th January 2019
Raymond Gubbay in association with the Usher Hall present The Johann Strauss Gala on 11th January.
ELO Again

ELO Again

19th January 2019
Live cellos and the infamous blue violin make this show the best ELO tribute out there and certainly the most musically authentic.
Golden Girls

Golden Girls

26th January 2019
Three of the UK’s national treasures, Maria Friedman, Lesley Garrett CBE and Bonnie Langford, have joined forces for the very first time to record a brand new album and hit the road for a UK Tour.
An Evening With Brian Fallon at The Usher Hall

An Evening With Brian Fallon at The Usher Hall

6th February 2019
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Brian Fallon returns to the UK in 2019 for a series of intimate, solo shows at plays the Usher Hall on Wednesday 6th February.
Don Broco

Don Broco

7th February 2019
DF Concerts presents Don Broco plus very special guests Neck Deep and Issues at the Usher Hall on 7th February.
Mike and The Mechanics

Mike and The Mechanics

28th February 2019
Mike & The Mechanics bring their nationwide 'Looking Back Over My Shoulder Tour' to the Usher Hall, Edinburgh on Thursday 28th February!
SCO: Sibelius Symphonies 6 and 7

SCO: Sibelius Symphonies 6 and 7

14th March 2019
Two worlds collide thrillingly: Beethoven around 1800 and Sibelius, 120 years later, both close to Conductor Joseph Swensen’s heart.
Alfie Boe

Alfie Boe

28th March 2019
One of the world's greatest classical singers Alfie Boe brings it back to the UK, announcing a 2019 tour including a date at the Usher Hall on 28th March.
Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

29th March 2019
Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie.
Benedetti Plays Mozart Violin Concertos No 3 and 5

Benedetti Plays Mozart Violin Concertos No 3 and 5

4th April 2019
Nicola Benedetti play-directs two Mozart Violin Concertos with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Usher Hall on 4th April.
Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Masters

Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Masters

6th April 2019
Australia’s celebrated Led Zeppelin Masters return to the Usher Hall with their Stairway to Heaven tour.
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac 2019

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac 2019

30th April 2019
Rumours Of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s ultimate homage to Fleetwood Mac, come to Usher Hall with their 50th anniversary tour!
SCO: Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

SCO: Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

9th May 2019
Passion rules in the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Season Finale at the Usher Hall on Thursday 9th May!
The Johnny Cash Roadshow

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

16th May 2019
Singer/songwriter Clive John, with The Spirit Band, re-create with astounding accuracy and truly capture the essence of what it was like to be at a real Johnny Cash show!
Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers

26th May 2019
The Manic Street Preachers are on tour in 2019 following the release of a 20th Year Collector’s Edition of their fifth album ‘This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours’ and play the Usher Hall on 26th May.
Diversity: Born Ready

Diversity: Born Ready

5th October 2019
Diversity have announced their landmark 10 Year Anniversary Tour UK tour, “Born Ready” for Autumn 2019 and stop off at the Usher Hall on Saturday 5th October!
Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere - 50th Anniversary Tour

Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere - 50th Anniversary Tour

9th November 2019
Beginning in 2019 Dr HOOK™ will be on the road again with a spectacular show that will cover their rich musical history and will play the Usher Hall on 9th November.

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Celebrate Christmas at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Saturday 15th December with a day of fun, festive activities set amongst the magnificent State Apartments.
Christmas at the Botanics
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens!

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